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Evergreen Scholarships Continue to Flow, Thanks to Record-Breaking Art of Giving Event

Photo of the 2017 Art of Giving fundraiser event.

(Olympia, Wash.) Held at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, the Evergreen State College’s annual Art of Giving Gala and Auction raised a record-breaking amount—more than $200,000 for scholarships at Evergreen, surpassing their goal of $155,000.

The Art of Giving is The Evergreen State College Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser, benefiting scholarships and educational opportunities for Evergreen students across Olympia, Tacoma and Western Washington.

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Evergreen’s Upside Down is Right Side Up for Students Looking to Transfer Technical Degrees

Diagram of Upside Down degree

(Olympia, Wash.) Making it easier for students to earn their bachelor degree, The Evergreen State College has made a significant change to degree transfer policies.

The policy change opens a wider door for students with a technical associate’s degree to enter Evergreen and earn a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BA) or BA/BS degree. The program can help students with a technical associate's degree complete an Evergreen bachelor's degree in just two years.

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The Evergreen State College Among Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

A Peace Corps car with Evergreen geoduck plushies all over it

The Evergreen State College has another reason to celebrate success. The Peace Corps announced on February 28, 2017 that Evergreen ranked No. 7 among small schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 11 Evergreen alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

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Statement by President George Bridges of The Evergreen State College: Actions in Defense of Our Undocumented Students

I wrote to the Evergreen community three weeks ago regarding the college’s response to the federal executive order on immigration and anticipated federal actions regarding undocumented students.  I am writing now to provide an update to that message.

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Evergreen names award-winning leader, scholar and teacher to provost position

Jen Drake

(Olympia, Wash.) – Following a national search, The Evergreen State College has named Jennifer Drake, PhD, an award-winning academic leader, scholar and teacher, as its next Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. She will assume the position in July.

Dr. Drake has been the Dean of the Shaheen College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Indianapolis since 2013. In that role she has overseen nearly 300 full- and part-time faculty and provided administrative leadership for over 70 undergraduate and 9 graduate programs.

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